Two weeks in Thailand. Bucket list time.
May 1st - 14th, 2016
Included for $1899 - Round trip air provided by 5 star Qatar Airlines. Air transfers in Thailand on Thai national airline included*. (Contact us for details). All hotel and airport transfers in Thailand included.
5 nights Navalai River Resort located on the Chao Phraya River in the heart of Bangkok. The hotel is located on a pier with a ferry stop making it very convenient to see the major sights along the river.
6 nights in the Phra Nang Lanta resort on the beach on the island of Ko Lanta complete with beachfront pool.
Single supplement $499.
Daytrips and things to do...
2016 Thailand itinerary
We will spend 5 nights in Bangkok at the Navalai River Resort right at a ferry stop on the Chao Phraya river with close proximity to most major sights in downtown Bangkok, and another 6 nights on the beach on the island of Ko Lanta in the Andaman Sea. The suggestions in the itinerary are just that... suggestions. We will schedule some group tours but most of the time will be leisure time for you to do or see whatever you like.
Sunday May 1
We will travel on Qatar Airways, one of the few truly 5 star airlines in the world. Flight 704 leaves JFK 11:15am and arrives in Doha, Qatar 6:00am
Monday May 2
Arrive in Doha 6:00am, transfer to Qatar flight 832 leaving Doha 8:35am and arriving in Bangkok 7:00pm. Transfer to the Navalai River Resort where we will spend the next 5 nights.
Tuesday May 3
Breakfast at Hotel. Overnight in the Navalai River Resort. Suggest: Take a ferry ride from our hotel and visit The Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) on the west bank of the Chao Phraya in the old city. Relax in the rooftop pool at the hotel.
Wednesday May 4
Breakfast at Hotel. Overnight in the Navalai River Resort. Suggest: Daytrip to Ayuthaya, the ancient ruined capital of Siam. Night time visit to the Brick Bar.
Thursday May 5
Breakfast at Hotel. Overnight in the Navalai River Resort. Suggest: A visit to the Grand Palace. A walking tour of the streetfood markets. Visit some of the ancient temples.
Friday May 6
Breakfast at Hotel, Overnight in the Navalai River Resort. Suggest: Thai massage in a spa. Shopping on Khaosan Road, just outside our hotel. Take a boat tour on the Chao Phraya River.
Saturday May 7
Breakfast at Hotel. Transfer to airport for our short 1 hour 1:15pm flight to Krabi. Transfer by private bus to the Phra Nang Lanta on the beach on the island of Ko Lanta where we will stay for 6 nights.
Sunday May 8
Breakfast at Hotel. Overnight in the Phra Nang Lanta. Suggest : Rent a motorbike and explore the 14 mile long island of Ko Lanta. Ride an elephant.
Monday May 9
Breakfast at Hotel. Overnight in the Phra Nang Lanta. Suggest: Lounge at the beachside pool. Go scuba diving on the nearby dive spots of Hin Daeng, Hin Muang and Ko Haa. At night walk next door to dance and sing the night away.
Tuesday May 10
Breakfast at Hotel. Overnight in the Phra Nang Lanta. Suggest: Feed the elephants. Visit the Mu Ko Lanta National Marine Park on the southern tip of the island.
Wednesday May 11
Breakfast at Hotel. Overnight in the Phra Nang Lanta. Suggest: Thai cooking class and a visit to the local market. Take a snorkeling trip to nearby islands.
Thursday May 12
Breakfast at Hotel. Overnight in the Phra Nang Lanta. Suggest: Visit the sister resort of Wareek, a natural hot spring destination spa.
Friday May 13
Breakfast at Hotel. Transfer to Krabi airport for our 3:15pm flight to Bangkok. Transfer to Qatar flight 833 leaving Bangkok 9:15pm and arriving in Doha 12:05am
Saturday May 14
Transfer to Qatar flight 703 leaving Doha 1:55am and arriving JFK at 9:15am. We should be home early afternoon. We will all pitch in for a private bus round trip between Easton and JFK. Cost approx $65.